Annie Sophia Page1,2

F, #56701, b. 3 September 1858

Family: Frederick A. Ricker

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BirthSep 3, 1858IA, USA, age 11, ME, in 1870 census1,3
MarriageApr 28, 18802

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1870 US Census, Turner, Androscoggin Co., ME, Reel 537, Pg 434, Ln. 28, dwl 329-349.
  2. [S1318] A.M., PD.D. Frank Edson Parlin, Parlin Genealogy, p. 177, 229.
  3. [S1318] A.M., PD.D. Frank Edson Parlin, Parlin Genealogy, p. 229.

Patrick Houghton1

M, #56702, b. circa 1808

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Birthcirca 1808Ireland, age 62 in 1870 census1
1870 Census1870Bangor City, Penobscot Co., ME, USA, age 62, a day laborer2

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1870 US Census, Bangor City, Penobscot Co., ME, Reel 552, Pg 184, Ln. 1, dwl 923-1055.
  2. [S1228] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , Bangor City, Penobscot Co., ME, Reel 552, Pg 184, Ln. 1, dwl 923-1055.

Polly Shumway1

F, #56703, b. between 1775 and 1784

Family: Abel Houghton b. 25 Oct 1778, d. 25 Oct 1807

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Birthbetween 1775 and 1784census calc
Origin1797Thompson, Windham Co., CT, USA1
MarriageMay 27, 1797First Congregational Church, Thompson, Windham Co., CT, USA1

Citations

  1. [S96] NEHGR, Helen Schatvet Ullmann and Kathryn Smith Black, "Some Marriages from Records of the First Congregational Church in Thompson, Connecticut, 1796-1850, including some corrections to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records.", NEHGR 155 (July 2001): 298.

Timothy Green1

M, #56704

Family: Esther Houghton

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Origin1819Thompson, Windham Co., CT, USA1
MarriageDec 2, 1819First Congregational Church, Thompson, Windham Co., CT, USA1

Citations

  1. [S96] NEHGR, Helen Schatvet Ullmann and Kathryn Smith Black, "Some Marriages from Records of the First Congregational Church in Thompson, Connecticut, 1796-1850, including some corrections to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records.", NEHGR 155 (July 2001): 308.

Esther Houghton1

F, #56705

Family: Timothy Green

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Origin1819Thompson, Windham Co., CT, USA1
MarriageDec 2, 1819First Congregational Church, Thompson, Windham Co., CT, USA1

Citations

  1. [S96] NEHGR, Helen Schatvet Ullmann and Kathryn Smith Black, "Some Marriages from Records of the First Congregational Church in Thompson, Connecticut, 1796-1850, including some corrections to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records.", NEHGR 155 (July 2001): 308.

Thomas Houghton1

M, #56706, b. circa 1842

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Birthcirca 1842ME, USA, age 28 in 1870 census1
Occupation1870Bangor City, Penobscot Co., ME, USA, a farm laborer

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1870 US Census, Bangor City, Penobscot Co., ME, Reel 552, Pg 184, Ln. 1, dwl 923-1055.

James Houghton1

M, #56707, b. circa 1847

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Birthcirca 1847ME, USA, age 23 in 1870 census1
Occupation1870Bangor City, Penobscot Co., ME, USA, a farm laborer

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1870 US Census, Bangor City, Penobscot Co., ME, Reel 552, Pg 184, Ln. 1, dwl 923-1055.

Elma Houghton1

F, #56708, b. circa 1863

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Birthcirca 1863ME, USA, age 7 in 1870 census1

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1870 US Census, Eastport, Washington Co., ME, Reel 562, Pg. 251, Ln. 16, dwl 466-534.

Sima? Houghton1

F, #56709, b. circa 1865

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Birthcirca 1865ME, USA, age 5 in 1870 census1

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1870 US Census, Eastport, Washington Co., ME, Reel 562, Pg. 251, Ln. 16, dwl 466-534.

Ida J. Houghton1

F, #56710, b. circa 1857

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Birthcirca 1857PA, USA, age 13 in 1870 census1
1870 Census1870Kennebunk, York Co., ME, USA, age 13, at school, with Otis Wakefield, 66, MA, Sophia S. Wakefield, 34, NY, and Susan A. Wakefield, 5, MA2

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1870 US Census, Kennebunk, York Co., ME, Reel 564, Pg. 295, Ln. 30, dwl 108-111.
  2. [S1228] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , Kennebunk, York Co., ME, Reel 564, Pg. 295, Ln. 30, dwl 108-111.

Sophronia Marsh1,2

F, #56711, b. August 1881

Family: Herbert Houghton b. Apr 1870

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BirthAug, 1881MI, USA, age 18 in 1900 census; age 38 in 1920 census; age 48 in 1930 census1
Immigration1888
Marriagecirca 1897age 24 and 161
1900 Census1900Argyle Twp, Sanilac Co., MI, USA, age 30, farmer1,3
1930 Census1930Flint, Genesee Co., MI, USA, age 55, a dairy man4
ParentsDparents born in Eng. Canada5

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Argyle Twp, Sanilac Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 71, E.D. 113, S. 5, Ln. 74.
  2. [S882] Ancestry.Com, online www.ancestry.com, http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  3. [S1230] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , Argyle, Sanilac Co., Michigan; Roll:T623; Enumeration District: 113; Sheet: 5B; line 74, dwl 96-100.
  4. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan; Roll: 987; Enumeration District: 55; sheet 1B; line 89, dwl 522-18-20.
  5. [S1232] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , Elkland, Tuscola, Michigan; Roll T625_798; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 179; line 87, dwl 108-113.

Ellen E. Houghton1

F, #56712, b. March 1900

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BirthMar, 1900MI, USA, age 2/12 in 1900 census; age 19 in 1920 census1

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Argyle Twp, Sanilac Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 71, E.D. 113, S. 5, Ln. 74.

Lulu May Bradley1

F, #56713, b. 9 April 1877, d. 26 July 1961

Family: John Clancy Houghton b. 25 Apr 1870, d. 8 Dec 1927

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BirthApr 9, 1877Rose Lake, Osceola Co., MI, USA, Aug 1877, age 22 in 1900 census; age 42 in 1920 census; age 51 in 1930 census1
MarriageJul 14, 1897mar 3 years in 1900 census2
1900 Census1900Burdell Twp, Tustin, Osceola Co., MI, USA, age 30, cigar maker; next door to father Moses2,3
1920 Census1920Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 49, ship plant sociological worker4
1940 Census1940Detroit, MI, USA, age 62, widow, none5
DeathJul 26, 1961Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI, USA1
BurialJul 29, 1961Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA1
ParentsDFather: James Harmon BRADLEY b: 11 FEB 1844 in ,Wayne co,New York
Mother: Laura FULLER b: 5 AUG 1847 in Uniontown,Indiana; 1900 census: father born in IN, mother born in NY

Citations

  1. [S1254] , Ancestors/Decendents of Luanne Houghton, 2002, by Luanne H. Hanks.
  2. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Burdell Twp, Justin, Osceola Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 62, E.D. 144, S. 2, Ln. 49.
  3. [S1230] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , Burdell, Osceola Co., Michigan; Roll:T623; Enumeration District: 144; Sheet: 2B; line 49, dwl 37-38.
  4. [S1232] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , Detroit Ward 21, Wayne, Michigan; Roll T625_818; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 637; line 71, dwl 194-11-20.
  5. [S1479] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , Detroit, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: m-t0627-01870; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 84-1002.

Jerrine M. Houghton1

F, #56714, b. 8 March 1899, d. 26 December 1976

Family: Donald Hook Bacon b. 18 Mar 1895, d. 4 Jul 1970

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BirthMar 8, 1899Burdell Twp, Tustin, Osceola Co., MI, USA, Mar 1899, age 1 in 1900 census1
Occupation1920chataqua musician
Marriage1
DeathDec 26, 1976Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI, USA1

Citations

  1. [S1254] , Ancestors/Decendents of Luanne Houghton, 2002, by Luanne H. Hanks.
  2. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Burdell Twp, Justin, Osceola Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 62, E.D. 144, S. 2, Ln. 49.

Annie Houghton1

F, #56715, b. October 1872

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BirthOct, 1872MI, USA, age 27 in 1900 census1

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 77, E.D. 4, S. 19, Ln. 30.

Sadie Houghton1

F, #56716, b. May 1873

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BirthMay, 1873MI, USA, age 15 in 1880 census; age 27 in 1900 census1

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 77, E.D. 4, S. 19, Ln. 30.

Reuben Sylvester Houghton1,2

M, #56717, b. 28 November 1886

Family: Agnes Curtis b. c 1900

  • Marriage*: Reuben Sylvester Houghton married Agnes Curtis on Nov 19, 1934.

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BirthNov 28, 1886Cohoctah, Livingston Co., MI, USA, Nov 1886, age 13 in 1900 census; age 23 in 1910 census; age 33 in 1920 census; age 33 in 1920 censusl age 43 in 1930 census1,4
Mil. DraftJun 5, 1917Cohoctah, Livingston Co., MI, USA, age 30, farmer4
1920 Census1920Brighton, Livingston Co., MI, USA, age 33, farmer, and parents5
Occupation1920Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, real estate sales6
1930 Census1930Cohoctah, Livingston Co., MI, USA, age 43, farmer7
MarriageNov 19, 1934
1940 Census1940Sunfield, MI, USA, age 53, farming; and Clara Curtis, 65, widow8

Citations

  1. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Cohoctah, Livingston Co., Michigan; Roll: 1005; Enumeration District: 3; sheet 10B; line 57, dwl 241-249.
  2. [S654] Electronic Web Site, , http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/l/i/m/…
  3. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Cohoctah, Livingston Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 47?, E.D. 63, S. 13, Ln. 10.
  4. [S1308] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://content.ancestry.com, 1675809.
  5. [S1232] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , Brighton, Livingston, Michigan; Roll T625_780; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 138; line 11, dwl 49-51.
  6. [S1232] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , Detroit Ward 6, Wayne, Michigan; Roll T625_806; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 201; line 61, dwl 338-269.
  7. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Cohoctah, Livingston Co., Michigan; Roll: 1005; Enumeration District: 3; sheet 10B; line 57, dwl 240-248.
  8. [S1479] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , Sunfield, Eaton, Michigan; Roll: m-t0627-01747; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 23-26.

James John Houghton1,2

M, #56718, b. May 1854, d. 1913

Family: Martha (?) b. Nov 1847

  • Marriage*: James John Houghton married Martha (?) on circa 1882 mar 28 y in 1910 census.1

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BirthMay, 1854England, age 46 in 1900 census; age 56 in 1910 census1
Immigration18721882 in 1910 census
Marriagecirca 1882mar 28 y in 1910 census1
1900 Census1900Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 46, florist1,3
1910 Census1910Marine, St. Clair Co., MI, USA, age 56, greenhouse florist4
Death1913St. Clair Co., MI, USA, Book 5, p. 125
ParentsSparents born in England

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 82, E.D. 115, S. 11, Ln. 1.
  2. [S1231] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , Marine Ward 3, St Clair, Michigan; Roll: T624_673; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 104;
    line 78, dwl 23-24.
  3. [S1230] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , Detroit, Wayne, Michigan; Roll:; Page: 200, 11A; Enumeration District: 115; line 1, dwl 717-181-194.
  4. [S1231] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , Marine Ward 3, St Clair, Michigan; Roll: T624_673; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 104; line 78, dwl 23-24.
  5. [S654] Electronic Web Site, , Rootsweb. Com, Death Records, Houghton Surname, Jan. 28, 2002.

Martha (?)1

F, #56719, b. November 1847

Family: James John Houghton b. May 1854, d. 1913

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BirthNov, 1847Canada, age 52 in 1900 census; age 64 in 1910 census; age 73 in 1920 census1
Immigration18751878 in 1910 census; 1872 in 1920 census
Marriagecirca 1882mar 28 y in 1910 census1
Naturalization18842
1920 Census1920Marine, St. Cloud Co., MI, USA, age 73, widow2
ParentsDparents born in England

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 82, E.D. 115, S. 11, Ln. 1.
  2. [S1232] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , Marine Ward 2, St Clair, Michigan; Roll T625_795; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 110; line 52, dwl 313-191-192.

John Wesley Houghton1

M, #56720, b. 7 January 1887

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BirthJan 7, 1887WWI: 7 Jan 1881; Jan 1887, age 13 in 1900 census; age 23 in 1910 census1
1910 Census1910Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 23, fireman, fire dept.3
Research1918
1930 Census1930Detroit, MI, USA, age 44, city works supervisor4

Citations

  1. [S1308] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://content.ancestry.com, 2032355.
  2. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 82, E.D. 115, S. 11, Ln. 1.
  3. [S1231] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , Detroit Ward 2, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: T624_680; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 23; line 63, dwl 87-16-16.
  4. [S1233] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , Detroit, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 1040; Enumeration District: 0242; FHL microfilm: 2340775.

Jennie Houghton1

F, #56721, b. June 1879

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BirthJun, 1879MI, USA, age 20 in 1900 census1
Census1900Gross Pointe, Wayne Co., MI, USA, a servant to Joseph Michie, JP1

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Grosse Pointe, Wayne Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 86, E.D. 180?, S. 10, Ln. 48.

Jermiah Houghton1

M, #56722, b. March 1861

Family: Julia (?) b. Apr 1857

  • Marriage*: Jermiah Houghton married Julia (?) on circa 1880 mar 20 years in 1900 census.1

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BirthMar, 1861England, age 39 in 1900 census; age 58 in 1920 census1
Marriagecirca 1880mar 20 years in 1900 census1
Naturalization1892
1900 Census1900Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 39, painter1,2
1920 Census1920Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 58, furniture store proprietor3
ParentsSparents born in England3

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 84, E.D. 156, S. 11, Ln. 76.
  2. [S1230] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , Detroit, Wrd 14, Wayne Co., Michigan; Roll:T623; Enumeration District: 156; Sheet: 11B; line 76, dwl 1196-165-184.
  3. [S1232] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , Detroit Ward 12, Wayne, Michigan; Roll T625_810; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 351; line 15, dwl 344-171-198.

Julia (?)1

F, #56723, b. April 1857

Family: Jermiah Houghton b. Mar 1861

  • Marriage*: Julia (?) married Jermiah Houghton on circa 1880 mar 20 years in 1900 census.1

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BirthApr, 1857Ireland, age 43 in 1900 census; age 56 in 1920 census1
Marriagecirca 1880mar 20 years in 1900 census1
Immigration18802
Naturalization1892
1900 Census1900Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 39, painter1,3
1920 Census1920Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, USA, age 58, furniture store proprietor2
ParentsDparents born in Ireland

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 84, E.D. 156, S. 11, Ln. 76.
  2. [S1232] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , Detroit Ward 12, Wayne, Michigan; Roll T625_810; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 351; line 15, dwl 344-171-198.
  3. [S1230] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , Detroit, Wrd 14, Wayne Co., Michigan; Roll:T623; Enumeration District: 156; Sheet: 11B; line 76, dwl 1196-165-184.

(?) Houghton

M, #56724

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Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Calhoun Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 11, E.D. 36, S. 6, Ln. 80.

John Houghton1

M, #56725, b. April 1866

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BirthApr, 1866Canada, age 34 in 1900 census1
Immigration1893
Marriagecirca 1899mar 1 years in 1900 census
1900 Census1900Battle Creek, Calhoun Co., MI, USA, age 34, widower, Ry. fireman1,2
ParentsSfather born in Scotland, mother born in Canada

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Calhoun Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 11, E.D. 36, S. 6, Ln. 80.
  2. [S1230] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , Battle Creek, Ward 4, Calhoun Co., Michigan; Roll:T623; Enumeration District: 36; Sheet: 6B; line 80, dwl 59-134-139.

Alexander M. Houghton1

M, #56726, b. January 1900

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BirthJan, 1900MI, USA, age 4/12 in 1900 census
ParentsSparents born in Eng. Canada

Citations

  1. [S1230] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , Battle Creek, Ward 4, Calhoun Co., Michigan; Roll:T623; Enumeration District: 36; Sheet: 6B; line 80, dwl 59-134-139.

Agnes Houghton1

F, #56727, b. December 1863

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BirthDec, 1863Canada, age 36 in 1900 census1
Immigration1898
ParentsSfather born in Scotland, mother born in Canada

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Calhoun Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 11, E.D. 36, S. 6, Ln. 80.

John Houghton1

M, #56728, b. October 1842

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BirthOct, 1842Canada, age 57 in 1900 census1
Immigration1865
1900 Census1900Nunda, Cheboygan Co., MI, USA, age 57, single, farm laborer; a boarder with Oscar F. Smith1,2
ParentsSfather born in MD, mother born in Ireland

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Nunda, Cheboygan Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 14, E.D. 73, S. 7, Ln. 61.
  2. [S1230] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , Nunda, Cheboygan Co., Michigan; Roll:T623; Enumeration District: 73; Sheet: 7B; line 59, dwl 125-146.

John Houghton1

M, #56729, b. 11 July 1824

Family: Jane Sleight b. c 1820, d. 17 Sep 1896

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BirthJul 11, 1824Lincolnshire, England, age 46 in 1870 census; age 56 in 1880 census; Jul 1824, age 75 in 1900 census1,2
Marriagecirca 1845England, he, age 212
ImmigrationNov 22, 1850Lynn, St. Clair Co., MI, USA, first settler2
1870 Census1870Lynn, St. Clair Co., MI, USA, age 46, a farmer; and Walter Stephenson, 54
1880 Census1880Lynn, St. Clair Co., MI, USA, age 56, farming5
Grandchild18805
1900 Census1900Lynn, St. Clair Co., MI, USA, age 75, farmer, widower1,6
BiographyBiographical sketch of John Houghton from the book entitled, "Biographical Memoirs of Saint Clair County, Michigan," published in 1903 by B. F. Bowen Publishers in Logansport, Indiana, p. 476-477

"JOHN HOUGHTON

Few English-born agriculturists in Lynn township are better known or more highly respected than John Houghton, who had his nativity in Lincolnshire, July 11, 1824. His parents, William and Elizabeth (Ward) Houghton, were natives of the same shire and there the mother passed her entire life. In 1850 the father came to the United States and for a few months worked in New York, and then brought his family to Michigan, where the son, John Houghton, purchased a farm, in January, 1851, which farm has originally been entered by A. A. Dwight, of Detroit. William Houghton continued to reside with the son John and died in 1886. Of his one hundred and sixty acres, John Houghton sold eighty acres a few years after taking possession, and the father entered forty acres adjacent, and John added another forty-acre tract, eventually becoming owner of the entire farm of one hundred and sixty acres, nearly all of which he has cleared with his own hands. William and Elizabeth Houghton had a family of three children, namely: William, who is now deceased, but who had resided at Burnside, Lapeer county, Michigan, was a well-to-do farmer and was twice married; Mary, who was married to Thomas Houghton and passed her life in England, and John, who cared for his father in his declining years until the latter’s death, which resulted from rheumatism.

John Houghton was married in England, at twenty-one years of age, to Miss Jane Sleight, a daughter of Shadrach Sleight, and to this union were born seven children, namely: John, now married and prospering as a farmer in Isabella county and the father of five children; Eliza, who first married a Mr. Stephenson, who was the father of one son, the widow later becoming Mrs. Daniel Cartwright, and now living in Tuscola county; Emma is the wife of Daniel McLaughlan, a farmer of Isabella county; Ellen was married to John Steinhoff; Jane died at the age of ten years; Richard married Cora Hallenbruck, who has borne him two children, Herbert and Sadie, and operates the old home farm, to which he has added eighty acres; Elizabeth is married to Robert Shutt, who is a farm tutor in Indian schools, near Tacoma, Washington. Mrs. Jane (Sleight) Houghton died September 17, 1896, in the faith of the Methodist Episcopal church, of which Mr. Houghton is still a faithful member. In politics he is an active Republican and, although he was never an office-seeker, he has been willing to serve his fellow citizens when called upon. He filled the office of township supervisor for ten years, of which period seven were in consecutive order; for two years he was drain commissioner, and also served one term as constable and four as town treasurer.

The Houghton farm is well improved with a fine residence and modern farm buildings, is well drained by tiling and a considerable portion of it is reserved for timber and pasture. Mr. Houghton is the oldest living settler in Lynn township, having come here November 22, 1850, and being followed the day afterward by Abram Savoy, now deceased. Mr. Houghton is highly respected for his unswerving integrity, his public spirit and his many sterling traits of personal character."2

Citations

  1. [S235] U.S. Census, 1900 Soundex, Lynn, St. Clair Co., MI, Reel 92, V. 68, E.D. 89, S. 8, Ln. 13.
  2. [S1060] Unknown author, St. Clair Co. MI Biog. Memoirs, pp.476-477.
  3. [S235] U.S. Census, 1870 US Federal Census, Lynn, St. Clair Co., MI, Reel 699, p. 282, line 28, dwl 20-20.
  4. [S1228] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , Lynn, St. Clair Co., MI, Reel 699, p. 282, line 28, dwl 20-20.
  5. [S1229] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , Lynn, St. Clair, Michigan; Roll: T9_605; Family History Film: 1254605; Page: 294B; Enumeration District: 381; sheet 2, line 22, dwl 15-16.
  6. [S1230] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , Lynn, St. Clair Co., Michigan; Roll:T623; Enumeration District: 89; Sheet: 8A; line 13, dwl 156-158.

Maud Caroline Houghton1

F, #56730, b. 7 August 1883

Family: Fred Ellis

  • Marriage*: Maud Caroline Houghton married Fred Ellis.2

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BirthAug 7, 1883MI, USA, Aug 1884, age 15 in 1900 census1
Marriage2

Citations

  1. [S1230] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , Union, Isabella Co., Michigan; Roll:T623; Enumeration 79; Sheet: 8A; line 49, 172-172.
  2. [S882] Ancestry.Com, online www.ancestry.com, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/23995490/person/1454916367